Carabinieri in Italy’s Catania Region mark 25 years service

Carabinieri in Italy’s Catania Region mark 25 years service

20-Dec-2010 Source: HeliHub.com

The 12th Police helicopter unit (Italian – 12° Nucleo Elicotteri Carabinieri) which serves the region of Catania on the Italian island of Sicily has just completed 25 years of flight.  The unit currently operates five helicopters (two 206s, one 412, one A109A and a 109 Nexus) from its base at Fontanarossa Airport.  Since 1985 it has completed almost 18,000 missions and approximately 18,600 hours of flight.  Its current commander is Captain Frederick Ninni.

Photo: D Gualdoni

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